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Do not take coercive steps against start-ups: CBDT to Taxman

For recovering pending taxes from start-ups under a specific provision of the Income Tax Act.

Feb 07, 2018, 17:59 PM IST

Airtel launches GST Advantage for small businesses

Airtel Business, is the B2B arm of telecommunications service provider Bharti Airtel.

Sep 07, 2017, 13:32 PM IST

Keen on $1-tn digital economy, Govt to frame 3 new policies

The government will come out with three new policies, including electronics manufacturing and data protection, as part of its efforts to make India a USD 1 trillion digital economy in a few years.

Jun 16, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

Commerce and Industry Minister signals start-ups may get tax benefits in budget

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today indicated that start-ups may get additional tax benefits in the forthcoming budget, to be unveiled on February 1.

Jan 16, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Indian startup ecosystem lucky to have Ratan Tata's support: Ola founder Bhavish Aggarwal

Amid the corporate war raging within Tata Sons, which has also highlighted Ratan Tata`s work as angel investor in startups after his earlier retirement in 2012, startup founders have come out in strong support of the Tata scion.

Nov 30, 2016, 22:09 PM IST

IIT-B names, shames start-ups for reneging on job offers

In an unprecedented move, the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) on Thursday released the names of nine companies it has blacklisted for allegedly going back on plum job placements they offered to its students.

Aug 25, 2016, 22:05 PM IST

IITs plan to blacklist companies which held back job offers

The companies such as Pepper Tap, Zimply and many more won't be allowed to participate in the placement session this year.

Jun 04, 2016, 11:07 AM IST

Sebi to crack whip on wilful defaulters, relax start-up norms

Amid a huge controversy over loan defaults by Vijay Mallya-led UB Group firms, regulator Sebi plans to choke fund-raising taps for 'wilful defaulters' while fund-raising norms are set to be made easier for start-ups as part of wide-ranging reforms in capital markets.

Mar 11, 2016, 13:45 PM IST

Start-ups get 5-fold hike in government budget for funding

A five-fold hike has been made by the government in its budget for funding start-ups in the next fiscal, a move which is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Start-Up India' initiative.

Mar 10, 2016, 18:05 PM IST

Budget 2016: Companies Act to be amended for greater ease of business

A bill to amend the Companies Act will be introduced in the current session of Parliament for greater ease of doing business, including for facilitating registration of a new company in just one day, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Monday.

Feb 29, 2016, 14:10 PM IST

SEBI board to discuss reform measures for start-ups

Markets regulator Sebi will consider next month proposals regarding favourable tax regime and steps to bring in long-term capital from domestic and overseas investors in alternative investment funds (AIF), including for start-ups and through avenues like crowdfunding.

Feb 28, 2016, 11:31 AM IST

Ratan Tata invests in specialty tea firm Teabox for undisclosed amount

Ratan Tata has invested in specialty tea firm Teabox, thereby continuing his long series of investments in various start-ups globally in the recent past.

Jan 27, 2016, 12:34 PM IST

'Telcos should not be allowed to act as Net gatekeepers'

The final views of Trai are likely to be out by this month-end.

Jan 22, 2016, 23:34 PM IST

PM Modi proposes blending 2% fruit juice in aerated drinks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday suggested mixing at least 2 percent fruit juice in aerated drinks to help distressed farmers find a new market for their produce.

Jan 16, 2016, 21:36 PM IST

Modi govt's Start-up action plan: Key Highlights

Know the highlights of Action Plan for promoting Start-ups in India announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday.


Jan 16, 2016, 21:28 PM IST

PM Modi unveils 'Start-up' initiative; announces 3-year tax holiday, Rs 10,000 crore fund

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday unveiled a slew of incentives to boost start-up businesses, offering them a tax holiday and inspector raj-free regime for three years, capital gains tax exemption and Rs 10,000 crore corpus to fund them.


Jan 16, 2016, 21:11 PM IST

Role of govt that of catalyst, cos need to do hard work: Zomato

Emphasising that the role of the government is mainly to act as a catalyst and provide a conducive enabling environment, online restaurant guide and food ordering firm Zomato today said it is for companies to do the hard work to succeed.

Jan 16, 2016, 20:54 PM IST

Modi govt to announce friendly tax regime for startups in Budget 2016

Government in the Budget next month will announce a friendly tax regime that will encourage setting up of startups in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Saturday.

Jan 16, 2016, 20:43 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi launches Start-up India movement to boost entrepreneurship, jobs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the 'Start-Up India' movement by unveiling the action plan aimed at boosting entrepreneurship at the grassroots level.

Jan 16, 2016, 17:50 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to interact with start-up entrepreneurs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that he will interact with start-up entrepreneurs after the launch of the government`s "Start-Up India" initiative.

Jan 16, 2016, 11:32 AM IST